Issued: 0530hrs Saturday 18th March 2023
Duty forecaster: Simon Keeling
Heavy showers in western parts of Europe, but fair in the east
Showers widespread across Spain with some scattered showers affecting Portugal though a better day here than of late. One or two showers to affect the Balearics though mostly dry here. Another dry and fine day across Italy and Greece. Mostly dry and sunny weather through Turkey.
Heavy showers, these merging into longer spells of rain in places, across France and the Low Countries. Some heavy showers affecting northern Germany but largely dry elsewhere here with sunny spells. Dry and fine through Switzerland and Austria. Eastern Europe is also dry with plenty of sunshine.
Scattered showers clearing Denmark to see a drier afternoon though more showers push in overnight. An area of rain, sleet and snow clears northern regions of Sweden and moves across Finland clearing southern regions here later. Windy also across Finland. Winds easing back across the Baltic States with any showery rain clearing too.
Some heavy showers in the eastern parts of Spain on Sunday. Fair with sunny spells across the rest of Spain and Portugal. Scattered showers for the Balearics and Corsica. Further showers in northern Italy but fair for the rest of the country. Greece will be dry and sunny. Heavy showers and rain in eastern parts of Turkey.
Showers or outbreaks of rain in eastern France. Fair in western and northern France with good spells of sunshine. Bright too in the Low Countries. Further outbreaks of rain and showers in much of Germany and Switzerland. Fair for Poland and Hungary as well as Austria.
Cloud and rain for Denmark. Scattered showers for the Baltic States and fair in Finland. Cloud and rain affecting southern Sweden. Wet too in Norway, some of the rain heavy in the south. bright in northern Norway.